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UC Fellowship To Fund Research on Effects of Tobacco

The University of California launched the UC Smoke and Tobacco-Free Student Fellowship on Monday to fund research projects that focus on reducing the effect of tobacco products on UC campuses.
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State Assembly Blasts UC Admissions

One lawmaker said he was “pissed” when he saw the state auditor’s claim that the UC relaxed its standards in admitting nonresident students.
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New Committee To Review Sexual Harassment Sanctions Against UC Senior Leaders

UC President Janet Napolitano has selected 12 members to serve on a new committee tasked with reviewing sanctions imposed on UC “senior leaders” who violate the UC Policy on Sexual Violence and Se...
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UC Launches New Presidential Public Service Fellowship

The University of California announced the new Presidential Public Service Fellowship on Feb. 18, encouraging undergraduate students to apply for public service internships through the UC Washington (...
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UCSA Leaders Host Forum to Discuss S.A.G.E. Proposal

UC Student Association (UCSA) President and UC Berkeley student Kevin Sabo held a forum to discuss the Student Advocacy, Governance, and Engagement (S.A.G.E.) proposal in the Santa Barbara Mission Roo...
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Lawsuit Claims ‘Dangerous’ Area of UCSB Led to Rape

A UC Santa Barbara student who was raped on campus in 2014 is claiming the University failed to adequately maintain an “overgrown foliage area” despite previous reports of criminal activity in the...
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Student Regents Discuss Roles, Recruitment

Student Regent Abraham “Avi” Oved and Student Regent-designate Marcela Ramirez visited UCSB on Tuesday where they held an informational session regarding their roles, the Student Regent recruitmen...
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Victim of On-Campus Rape Files Lawsuit Against UC Regents

A lawsuit filed Tuesday on behalf of a UC Santa Barbara student who was violently raped by three men in 2014 alleges that UCSB is partially responsible for the assault because it neglected a “danger...
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Students Demand Private Prison Divestment

Black student leaders across the University of California (UC) increased pressure on Wells Fargo this week to divest from private prisons.
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A.S. Funds Alternative Graduation, Culture Clubs, More

The Associated Students Finance and Business Committee (A.S. F&B) met Monday in the UCen State Street Room to discuss funding requests from 11 campus organizations.
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A.S. Welcomes New Senators, Allegedly Violating Legal Code

The Associated Students (A.S.) Senate appointed two new on-campus senators, first-year students Reilly Hobson and Batsheva Labowe-Stoll, Wednesday night in the Flying A Room of the UCen. Several se...
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Former UCSB Student Files Title IX Lawsuit Against UC Regents

Former UCSB student Haley Moore filed a Title IX Civil Lawsuit against the Regents of the University of California on Thursday, claiming UCSB failed to adequately address and investigate her case afte...
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Study Shows Increase in Students Receiving Mental Health Treatment

A recent RAND Corporation study found that more University of California students have been receiving mental health care following an increase in state funding for mental health services on campuses.
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More Than 1,000 March for Free Tuition, Living Wage

Nearly 1,500 students marched through UC Santa Barbara’s campus on Thursday, joining more than 100 campuses nationwide in the Million Student March, a movement demanding free tuition, the eliminatio...
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The Principles Against Intolerance: Attempts to Redefine Anti-Semitism and the Potential Threat to Free Speech

In order to protect Jewish students, the UC community has been pushing for a system-wide definition of anti-Semitism The Free Speech Movement began on the steps of UC Berkeley’s Sproul Hall in 1964 ...
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